Fall 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares students to speak in a variety of rhetorical situations: academic, professional, social, and political. Students will demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. In order to effectively assess oral communication competency, each student will complete a minimum of 22 minutes of evaluated speaking time. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, writing and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Video recording equipment may be used as an aid to the student¿¿¿s self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their
Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20116281Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20119995Textbook
M06:00PM-09:05PMLECF.WintersEl Dorado EDC A20119996Textbook

COMM 315    Persuasion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents fundamental theories and techniques of persuasion as they occur in various communication contexts, including commercial, interpersonal, public, and mass media. Students develop critical thinking skills by engaging in oral and written analysis, evaluation, and composition of persuasive messages and by examining the personal, political, cultural, and social impacts of persuasion. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. Students will write a minimum of 6,000 written words in a variety of essay formats. (C-ID COMM 190)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.HicksEl Dorado EDC A20416360Textbook

COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students in this course will explore and apply communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Through a variety of class activities, students experiment with various approaches to successful communication in interpersonal contexts, including conflict management and active listening. Additionally, students will improve communication competency through a heightened awareness of the complexity of interpersonal communication and the development of skills as both senders and receivers of shared messages. (C-ID COMM 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must check their
Los Rios Gmail accounts regularly prior to the start of the course in order to receive important course updates.


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 or eilibility for ENGWR 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Group communication is pervasive in all academic, professional, and social environments. This course is designed to increase studentsâ understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups. Students will learn about the dynamics of group roles, the multiple functions of groups, leadership styles, conflict management, problem-solving, and decision-making. Individual and group presentations are required. Videorecording equipment may be used as an aid to the studentâs self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. (C-ID COMM 140)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECA.PrelipEl Dorado EDC A20116197Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 20, 2018